The Hindi Syllabary
and Numbers

The Syllabary

Hindi Syllabary

Additional Symbols

Hindi Additions

The Numbers

Hindi Numbers

The Hindi script is derived from the Devanagari script of Sanskrit. It is used for several North Indian languages (Hindi, Marathi, Rajasthani) and Nepalese. The numerals were borrowed by the Arabs and brought to Europe where (after modification) they replaced Roman numerals.

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Interactive site for learning to read and write Hindi.

Hindi Numbers
The origin of Western numbers.